BYOCT Towns with Ordinances

Westport

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Plastic Bag Ban / 2.5mils / No Fee

Passed October 2008

Effective April 2009

Final Bag Ordinance

Final Plastics/Styrofoam Ban 5.7.2019

Greenwich

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / No fee

Passed March 12, 2018

Effective September 12, 2019

Final Bag Ordinance 

Ordinance At A Glance Sheet

Stamford

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / 10cent fee 

Passed October 1, 2018

Effective May 1, 2019

Final Bag Ordinance

Hybrid Model Fact Sheet

Weston

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Plastic Bag Ban / 4mils / 10cent fee Passed October 4, 2018 

Effective January 4, 2009

Final Bag Ordinance

Why A BYO Ordinance? Handout


Norwalk

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / 10cent fee 

Passed January 8, 2019

Effective July 8, 2019 

Final Bag Ordinance Passed

Table Tent Card for Retailers


Washington

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / No fee

Final Bag Ordinance

New Canaan

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / 10cent fee

Passed January 24, 2019

Effective May 24, 2019

Final Bag Ordinance 

Hamden

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Plastic Bag Ban / ALL Plastic Bags / No Fee 

Passed  February 14, 2019

Effective September 14, 2019

Final Bag Ordinance & Single Use Straw Restriction 


Middletown

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Plastic Bag Ban / ALL Plastic Bags / No Fee

Passed April 1, 2019

Effective October 1, 2019

Final Bag Ordinance


Fairfield

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / No fee

Passed May 28, 2019

Effective February 28, 2020

Final Bag Ordinance

Chamber of Commerce Survey

Guilford

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / 10cent fee

Passed June 3, 2019

Effective January 3, 2020

Final Bag Ordinance 

Letter to the Selectman

Newtown

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12 mils / 10cent fee

Passed June 5, 2019

Effective 

Final Bag Ordinance 

Reusable Bag Contest

Darien

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / 10cent fee

Passed June 11, 2019

Effective January 1, 2020 - stores over 10,000 square feet

Effective January 1, 2021 - all stores under 10,000 square feet       (charging 10cent fee on paper, optional)

Final Bag Ordinance


Glastonbury

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Plastic Bag Ban / 6mils / No Fee

Passed June 12, 2019

Effective January 1, 2020

Final Bag Ordinance 

Plastic Bag Ban FAQs

Branford

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Plastic Bag Ban / ALL / 10cent fee

Passed June 12, 2019

Effective January 1, 2020

Final Bag Ordinance 

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BYOCT Towns working on Ordinances

Bloomfield

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Madison

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Wilton

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Other CT Towns with Ordinances

Mansfield

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Plastic Bag Ban / ALL Plastic Bags / No fee

Passed February 11, 2019

Effective September 13, 2019 

Final Bag Ordinance 

New Britain

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Plastic Bag Ban / 12mils / 10cent fee

Passed February 25, 2019

Effective August 25, 2019

Final Bag Ordinance

State of CT

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Plastic Bag 10cent Tax / 4mils 

Starts August 1, 2019

Plastic Bag Ban / ALL Plastic Bags

Starts July 1, 2021

ALL Municipalities allowed to pass/keep stricter ordinances

ALL Municipalities allowed to put fee on paper bags

Windham

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Plastic Bag Ban / 2.25mils / No fee

Passed Plastic Bag Ordinance 

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